Currently I have a subscription for Jira & Confluence.
I have been not been using the software development features of Jira at all over the last few years and thinking a less complex project management tool might be more applicable to my use, enter Jira Core.
Curious if Jira Core might be a good replacement for Jira as a project management - has anyone gone in this direction?
Can I replace Jira with Jira Core - or do I need both?
Does Jira Core integrate in any way with Confluence?
Without Jira is Confluence less useful?
From Jira v.7 there are three distributions of Jira: Jira Core, Jira Software and Jira Service Desk. Before Jira v.7 there was only one distribution called Jira and there were two plugins for agile and service desk functionality. That is why right now Jira Core equals to Jira. If you used Jira without agile and service desk plugins before, then Jira Core will be fine for you.
Jira Core integrates with Confluence just fine.
Confluence is a wiki application. If you do not need it, then Jira without Confluence will be just fine. Everything depends on the functionality which you need.
let me try to answer one question at a time:
Let me know if this helps, if not you are more than welcome to ask more questions.
I’m a designer on the Jira team. For a long time, I’ve fielded questions from other designers about how they should be using Jira Software with their design team. I’ve also heard feedback from other ...
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